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Friday, June 16, 2017

Pinterest Inspired Gift Card Folder with Doodlebug Fairy Tales

Hi Doodlebug Friends!  It's Traci and I'm back to share my project for our Pinterest Inspired Challenge.  I came across this fun little folding mini album on Pinterest and thought it would make a cute little birthday surprise.

For my version, gift cards replace the photos for a fun Birthday Gift Card Folder.


The gingham treat bags are perfect for tucking in gift cards or cash, and the cute clips are not only adorable, but help hold the flaps down and the cash in!

All you need to make this cute project is one sheet of 12x12 card stock, some pattern paper, and some embellishments. 
  1. Start by scoring the 12x12 card stock at 3.5", 4", 8", and 8.5".
  2. Rotate the paper 90 degrees to the left.
  3. Score again at 3" and 7.5".
  4. Trim out the areas shown in black on the Pinterest diagram above.



I can't wait to give this sweet little gift to someone.  The birthday girl could even add photos in the folder for a cute little keepsake later :)

Here is a list of products I used for my project:
1 sheet of white 12x12 card stock
Fairy Tales pattern paper 
Fairy Tales Odds & Ends
Fairy Tales This & That Sticker Sheet
Fairy Tales Cute Clips
Treat Bags
Unicorn Doodle Pop
Fairy Tales Mini Icon Sticker

Thanks so much for checking out my Pinterest inspired project!  Happy crafting! 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Flash Sale: 30% off Premade Page Layouts

30% Off Premade Page Layouts
Monday, June 12, 2017
Visit the shop to see all of our one-of-a-kind pre-made 12x12 page layouts!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Faith Scrapbook with Simple Stories Faith

Faith Scrapbook with Simple Stories Faith Prayer

This faith inspired scrapbook mini album is available as a DIY kit ($46.99) or pre-made ($58.99) and will be a meaningful keepsake for documenting your personal faith journey, bible study notes, prayer lists, special verses, and meaningful photos. 

NOTE: This album (premade or DIY kit) will be available to begin shipping the week of June 26, 2017.

The album measures just over 6 x 8 inches and includes 12 scrapbook pages (6 front & back), 10 double-sided journaling pages, and 8 plastic photo sleeves. There are two pockets and one fold-out page to include extra photos, prayer cards, or inspirational notes.  

Pre-made:
If you order the journal album pre-made, it will be shipped completely assembled and ready for photos or gift-giving. 

Do-It-Yourself Kit:
You can also order this album as a do-it-yourself kit!
The pre-cut scrapbook kit includes all of the materials and instructions to make this beautiful mini album! 

Included in the Kit:
Chipboard binder album
Precut pattern paper (by Simple Stories) 
Pre cut photo mats
Journaling cards
12 scrapbook pages (6 front and back)
10 double-sided journaling pages
8 plastic photo sleeves
12x12 Sticker Sheet
Enamel Dots
Coordinating Chipboard embellishments
Ribbon 
Full Color instructions 

Tools & supplies you will need to complete this project:
Paper trimmer and/or scissors
Adhesive -- wet and dry
Pop Dots or other dimensional adhesive
Craft knife




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Friday, June 2, 2017

Graduation Album Kit with Doodlebug Hats Off

Congrats to all of the graduates out there!  It's Traci, and I remember celebrating my boys' graduations from high school a few years back.  It's such an exciting time and those memories need to be captured!  What better way than with a fun mini album and some awesome products from Doodlebug's Hats Off collection!
One of my favorite things about this new collection is the silver. I love that it's metallic so that it gives the paper and embellishments some shine ... perfect for a celebration!
For the inside cover, I added a Diploma from the Mini Diplomas and Caps along with some of the great Odds & Ends die cut pieces.  What a fun little spot for adding a name and date!

Since my album is 6x6, I was able to use the sheets from the 6x6 paper pad for my backgrounds. 
The clear die cut film strip, and the Skinny silver alpha stickers worked perfectly for adding the graduation year to one of the pages.  




Have more photos than a 6x6 mini will hold?  I used the Hats Off collection in another album for my Artsy Albums shop.  It's the first customizable album I've done that can be ordered as a kit, or premade.
This scrapbook measures 6x8, includes a binder style album, and has lots of space for pictures and memorabilia. This one can be ordered customized with your school accent color and the graduation year (for those of you, like me, who might be a bit behind on scrapbooking those photos from 2009+). 

See more photos of this album kit, or order it pre-made, at 

Thanks for stopping by today!!